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* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': The character is being used to satirise people in that and similar situations as just like cogs in a machine.


** [[NamelessNarrative No character's name is given]].
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** [[NamelessNarrative No character's name is given]].
given.]]
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':



** The character was never given an actual name by his/her parents, nor did s/he get a name later on.

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** The character was character's parents never given gave him/her an actual name by his/her parents, name, nor did s/he get a name later on.



* '''Subverted''': Another character remarks how mysterious it is that the character has NoNameGiven... "My name? Oh, sorry! It's Bob".

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* '''Subverted''': Another character remarks how mysterious it is that the character has NoNameGiven... NoNameGiven ... "My name? Oh, sorry! It's Bob".Bob."



** "My name is Not Given". "Nice to meet you, Mr. Given".
** His name is ([[TakeOurWordForIt implied to be]]) said or shown, but is always bleeped out, censored, or cut off by liberal use of {{Sound Effect Bleep}}, {{Hard Cut}}s and KilledMidSentence.
* '''Zig Zagged''': As many times as the name might have been revealed, it's also revealed as a lie each of those times. Maybe...

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** "My name is Not Given". Given." "Nice to meet you, Mr. Given".
Given."
** His name is ([[TakeOurWordForIt implied to be]]) said or shown, but is always bleeped out, censored, or cut off by liberal use of {{Sound Effect Bleep}}, Bleep}}s, {{Hard Cut}}s Cut}}s, and KilledMidSentence.
* '''Zig Zagged''': '''Zig-Zagged''': As many times as the name might have been revealed, it's also revealed as a lie each of those times. Maybe...



** Alternatively: The writers couldn't be bothered to come up with a name for the character.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Some mysterious, shady, no-name guy".
* '''Invoked''': A character refuses to tell anyone his name, not in a serious effort to protect his identity, but simply because being The Man With No Name is so very enigmatic and badass.
* '''Exploited''': ???

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** Alternatively: The writers couldn't be bothered to come up with a name for the character.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Some mysterious, shady, no-name guy".
guy."
* '''Invoked''': A character refuses to tell anyone his name, not in a serious effort to protect his identity, but simply because being The the Man With with No Name is so very enigmatic and badass.
* '''Exploited''': ???The nameless character is the ideal person to run not-so-quotidian errands.



* '''Conversed''': "It would be cool to be one of those movie characters who doesn't tell anyone their name. But I bet it's hard to get a bank account".

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* '''Conversed''': "It would be cool to be one of those movie characters who doesn't tell anyone their name. But I bet it's hard to get a bank account".account."



** Because the person is nameless or have their names disclosed, they suffer through a tremendously difficult life. A vast majority of people call out the person for being rude and hypocritical, as they give out their names, but the character doesn't.

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** Because the person is nameless or doesn't have their names disclosed, they suffer through a tremendously difficult life. A vast majority of Most other people call out the person for being rude and hypocritical, as they give out their names, but the character doesn't.



* '''Implied''': This character is the only one we don't see introduced when multiple FiveManBand[=s=] meet and decide to co-operate.
* '''Played for Laughs''':
** The character gives what everyone else presumes is an alias but may be a RealJokeName.
** The character's name being unknown and/or TheUnreveal[=s=] involved are {{Running Gag}}s for the series.
* '''Played for Drama''': The character's name not being known makes them feel like they have less of an identity than other people do.



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** The story features nefarious spells that can be cast on people by just knowing their names. By concealing his/her name, the character is immune to this kind of magic.

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** The story features nefarious spells that can be cast on people by [[IKnowYourTrueName just knowing their names.names]]. By concealing his/her name, the character is immune to this kind of magic.


* '''Conversed''': "It would be cool to be one of those movie characters who don't tell anyone their name. But I bet it's hard to get a bank account".

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* '''Conversed''': "It would be cool to be one of those movie characters who don't doesn't tell anyone their name. But I bet it's hard to get a bank account".


** "My name is Not Given". "Nice to meet you, Mr. Given".



* '''Parodied''': His name is ([[TakeOurWordForIt implied to be]]) said or shown, but is always bleeped out, censored, or cut off by liberal use of {{Sound Effect Bleep}}, {{Hard Cut}}s and KilledMidSentence.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
** "My name is Not Given". "Nice to meet you, Mr. Given".
**
His name is ([[TakeOurWordForIt implied to be]]) said or shown, but is always bleeped out, censored, or cut off by liberal use of {{Sound Effect Bleep}}, {{Hard Cut}}s and KilledMidSentence.


* '''Deconstructed''': The character has to live completely off the grid to maintain their anonymity, and the authorities are extremely suspicious of their lack of any identification. They're generally mistrusted by other people as well, and can't form any close relationships unless it's with a single loyal SecretKeeper.
* Because the person is nameless or have their names disclosed, they suffer through a tremendously difficult life. A vast majority of people call out the person for being rude and hypocritical, as they give out their names, but the character doesn't.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The character has to live completely off the grid to maintain their anonymity, and the authorities are extremely suspicious of their lack of any identification. They're generally mistrusted by other people as well, and can't form any close relationships unless it's with a single loyal SecretKeeper.
* ** Because the person is nameless or have their names disclosed, they suffer through a tremendously difficult life. A vast majority of people call out the person for being rude and hypocritical, as they give out their names, but the character doesn't.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???


** The story features nefarious spells that can be cast on people by just knowing their names. By concealing his / her name, the character is immune to this kind of magic.

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** The story features nefarious spells that can be cast on people by just knowing their names. By concealing his / her his/her name, the character is immune to this kind of magic.



* '''Discussed''': "What's the big idea not telling anybody your name? It's not like people don't recognise you anyway"

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* '''Discussed''': "What's the big idea not telling anybody your name? It's not like people don't recognise you anyway"anyway."


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* Because the person is nameless or have their names disclosed, they suffer through a tremendously difficult life. A vast majority of people call out the person for being rude and hypocritical, as they give out their names, but the character doesn't.


* '''Inverted''': IHaveManyNames.

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* '''Inverted''': IHaveManyNames.'''Inverted''':
** IHaveManyNames.
** The character is the only person with a name.


** The character's name is [[KillBill bleeped out]] every time it's spoken.

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** The character's name is [[KillBill [[Film/KillBill bleeped out]] every time it's spoken.

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** The character does have a name but doesn't want to reveal it.


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???As many times as the name might have been revealed, it's also revealed as a lie each of those times. Maybe...


* He doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]].
* His name is mentioned in the [[AllThereInTheManual credits]].

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* ** He doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]].
* ** His name is mentioned in the [[AllThereInTheManual credits]].


* '''Downplayed''': He doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]].

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* '''Downplayed''': He '''Downplayed''':
*He
doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]].Doctor]].
*His name is mentioned in the [[AllThereInTheManual credits]].


* '''Justified''': The character has no parents, and thus, no given name.

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* '''Justified''': The character has no parents, and thus, no given name.


* '''Downplayed''': He doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]]

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* '''Downplayed''': He doesn't have a name, but he has a title, such as [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]]Doctor]].

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